Kim Kinney

Kim Kinney

Bend Chapter Manager

Kim has be a part of Starve Ups since 2018 as she was one of the original Co-Founders of the Bend Chapter of the scalerator.  She immediately became significantly involved both as a membership company founder, but also showed interest in supporting the entire organization.

Her company Rugged Thread, which is one of the leading companies in the country that is driving what is known as 'the repair economy', fixes all forms of outdoor gear so that they have a new life and so they don't end up in the landfill.  They can patch leaky tents, replace zippers on jackets and can event make burn holes in gear disappear.

Kim joined the Starve Ups leadership team in 2018 to manage the Bend Chapter and has been an amazing supporter of her peer founders and the organization at large.